Bistros And Restaurants On El Paseo Offer A Distinct Ambiance And A Delicious Array Of Dining Pleasures.
Enjoy a juicy Chop House Burger or homestyle meatloaf at the Daily Grill for traditional flavors. If you’re watching your waistline, this spot also offers a special menu with meals under 600 calories. Mellow out island-style with tropical cocktails and fare at Tommy Bahama.
JC’s Patio Cafe brightens mornings and sets the pace for the day with healthy egg scrambles. Gorge on pancakes or brunch fare at Wilma & Frieda, located upstairs in the Gardens on El Paseo.
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Sizzling fajitas, enchiladas, tamales, and cool Cadillac margaritas await at Armando’s Bar & Grill.
Café des Beaux-Arts
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Café des Beaux-Arts transports the City of Lights to the corner of Larkspur Lane, where such entrées as the bouillabaisse and coq au vin are très magnifique. Also find French fare at Le Paon — vichyssoise, sole meunière, fruits de mer, and more.
Travel to the mysterious East at No Da Te for classic sushi rolls and sweet-hot dishes, or to The Venue Sushi Bar and Sake Lounge for original sake-sushi pairings.
If it’s cucina Italiana you crave, Il Corso features farm-fresh cuisine prepared by Sicily native Chef Mario. Ristorante Mamma Gina serves Florentine food and a healthy selection of wines by the glass.
Explore exotic flavors at Thai Smile — the dishes feature a unique blend of spices from Southeast Asia.
Piero’s PizzaVino serves “true Neapolitan pizza,” should a pie be what you have your eye on. Venture down the block to The Shops on El Paseo, where Wolfgang Puck Kitchen + Grill and California Pizza Kitchen serve reimagined artisan pizzas and flatbreads. Enjoy tapas, wood-fired pizzas, and healthy global fare at Sammy’s Woodfired Pizza & Grill at The Gardens on El Paseo.
Sullivan’s Steakhouse serves up cuts aged a minimum of 28 days. Meat-lovers will also like Mastro’s Steakhouse, where beef is always the main menu attraction. Dine “under the sea” at Pacifica Seafood Restaurant. For a steak with a side of salmon sashimi, head to Mitch’s on El Paseo where you can satisfy your sushi, steak, and seafood cravings under one roof.
Get your morning or midday fix at The Fix with decadent pastries and cakes. If European-style breakfast is more your thing, Il Sogno serves espresso and luscious tarts.
HERBS AND SPICES
Take home gourmet herbal specialty items from Teavana, and stop in at Savory Spice Shop for hard-to-find small-batch spices and seasonings.